Notre Dame’s philosophy department ranks high in biennial survey



The University of Notre Dames philosophy department has been placed 13 th in the rankings of the Philosophical Gourmet, a biennial on-line peer review of graduate departments in philosophy.

We have long enjoyed a high ranking in the Philosophical Gourmet,said Paul J. Weithman, chair and professor of philosophy.This is a peer-ranking of which we should be very proud.

In a field of 54, Notre Dame tied with theUniversityofArizonaand theUniversityofTexas, and ahead of Brown, Cornell, Yale andGeorgetownUniversities.

The Philosophical Gourmet also ranks philosophy graduate programs by specialty, listing Notre Dames as the best in the philosophy of religion and among the best in metaphysics, epistemology, logic, and German philosophy.

The full report is available online at .

* Contact: * _Paul Weithman, professor and chair of philosophy at 574-631-6471 or

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